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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta erald VOL. II. ALiifcKTA, THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1909. NO. 181. CELEBRATION DRAWS BIG CROWD WOMEN SIMPLY WILL TALK Granuni Is Having A Two Day's Summer Celebration Granum, July 14. Old Sol was shining hot today. But for today and tomorrow the farmers and citi- zens of Granum are Over a thousand people and about two hundred rigs are in town. The pro- gram was to. Have opened this morn- Suffragettes Raise a Great Hub Bub in London Jail London, July suffragettes who yesterday were sent to jail on charges of- disorderly conduct while attempting to present a peti- tion to Premier Asquith, are. making it lively for the jail authorities. Ac- cording to information given out to- day fcy tne Women's Social and Po- litical Union, the latest batch of martyrs are following up the tactics by Miss Dunlop and in addition to refusing to eat, they de- cline persistently to change their street clothes for the prison ?arb. The rules of silence also aie ignored and in short there has broken out a general revolt against the attempts to treat them as ordinary criminals. TEACHER AND HER PUPILS DROWN LETHBRIDGE WAS THIRD Lftth bridge Citizens Band was thir din the big band com- p.-iition at the Winnipeg Fair y-i-stcrday. Moose Jaw took jt. fim and Brandon second. if. Five LivesrLost At Picnic Van- BUILD ROAD ALD. GIROUX BEATEN AT LAST couver Vancouver, B. (.'....July ling each othur in hand and attempt- ling to wade into water deep enough Viola had a narrow escape! to swinj 31iss Ankcrs. a m looping the loop in the hollow bnll HAD A NARROW ESCAPE He Loses Control Of Montreal's City Council last night. She made the loop all ing with a baseball game between j right, but did not hit the net fair, and fell to the ground. A man, name Had the nerve and pres-. ence of mind to and stop speed. Yi-'lH said that she lit on. her head Inlet' -miles vanco.ivor, -m- but -'id not fed the effect of it, more'when th3y dttcidcd to Clarcsholm and Granum. But darts holm team, stayed" at home, to the disappointment of the. 'a.rye crowd of spectators, who hope! to see an interesting four-team contest in. the baseball num ball tuam j'so much pointed in not getting- a chance of such a.n easy victory as they thin'; it would have' been over the "stay-at- homes" of Claresholin. The Clares- holm citizens present were .also dis- appointed with the tournament. teacher and four of her girl pupils the Brownvilk; school, near AWst, minster, were drowned this afternoon The five were members of a Sunday t under the picnic party aml had been three hours on the beach of Hurrani i jo in bathin. tin; i a minute or so. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL Toronto, July J. Skill and J. C. of Antiquarian Book Conip-tny. were committed to .Ses- The game between Nanton and si ills :oday for alleged sale of inde- c-m Bail was allowed. The 000 0110 accu.sc.-d claim books are reproduc- 002 -2 00 famous art- works or reprints cJa-'sics and are only suited to Stavely resulted as follows: Stavely Nan ton As score shows it was almost anyones game til! the fifth innings when the Xanton pitcher played out and they tried a now man wearing a uniform. But the Stave- 3y stalwarts pound.j-d ihe "Bulldog" unmercifully. Three men were on bases when liaynes went to bat and got to iirst Ir.i'L man on third died at home. There were still three on. 'bases. Another long hit not caught -brought home three Stavely men. The new Bulldog pitcher made no change for two more runs were scored from the first hit. The Bull- picked up a grounder and hand- ed it to the first baseman, who dropp ed it. letting in two men from second and third, before the ball was prop-' erly 'recovered. However, in the fourth innings. Pay ley of Nanton made a good three-base hit but at i an unlucky time when the bases hap- j pened to be empty. At the ninth in- I nings the spectators nearly left the i race-track, but the Stavely pitcher j weakened and it looked as if Nanton f might yet win! They tried to over- j come at the last moment, though a bagger being caught ended the game. Tomorrow morning- the final game of the tournament will be" played be- tween Stavely %and Granum. s" Tho lineup was: Xanton: H. Shields, p.; Payley, c.; All donned bathing suits and with the teacher in the centre they walked out toward deep water. Suddenly a Montreal, -July of the fiercest fights in the history of the city council was ended today, by the i dei'vai of the faction le.l by Alderman jCeroux. It was over a contract for i paving, amounting to Al- Stlggestioil TO C. derman Giroux, as chairman of 5ihe iroad committee recommended that the job. should go to an American .'conoom. tho Uassam company, Jor JS2.45 per yard, despite the fact ihat .1'_______ .'the local company offered to do the work for per yard. Alderman AT rusting of tho Cbu.icil ol. Giroux's contention was1 that the Has :he B-ard of Trade-today, Mr. Bennett'sam Company controlled a patent of Colorado and W. H. Fsirfiold that made it. worth the clif- erence. The city surveyor said he FLAG WAS NOT INSULTED Boys Tied Union Jack to Back of Vehicle in Toronto. Toronto, July British- flag was not insulted after all. Chief Constable Grasett in speaking to Mayor Oliver about the trailing of the British Ulon Jack in the dust on July 5, said he believed it t6 be by the purest accident and this is borne out by the statement of Mr. Peter Small.' "I was seated at said Mr. Peter Small yesterday, "when I saw half a dozen young urchins with -a long string of small flags running after the tally-ho. They had got the flags from some place which had decorated on July 1st, They ran ter the rig when it passed, and at- tached the string of flags to the hubs of the back I said to some SOLDIERS TO STAY AT MINES Movement To Move Them Did Not Succeed Glace Bay, July centre of interest tonight was the hall at the council's weekly meeting when Regarding Wey- founn Branch girl on the end slipped over the ledge i i saifl ne and lost her footin- in deep water Passtd to.D.scouid not see value for the extra mo- She pulled the others one after ano-' J' Whitne-v and of auto-: ney and it u-as hoitod that the dif- ther -and all were carried off by the i mobile's, who assisted in thf enter-: ference really lay in the graft a sus- tide. Their screams brought a naui- of the-Michigan editors lastjpcion to which color was ber of bathers from a distance, but week. testimony of man nam-ed Powell be- -by the time they reached'the''place j G" M; Hjtch the plan j fore the Royal Commission, that he the -girls had disappeared. Miss An- kers body was recovered half an hour in art and classical ;1'ator- none -of the others have ffrurure. been found. Tho other four lost are Annie ami Murphy, sisters., seven-teen and WHEAT UP AGAIN fifteen; Al'ce Paulson, Chicago. lihs.. Signi Buck, aired ten. Miss Ankers' spurt up- was about. uvLMity-five years of age, trade trriUiy and the only daughter of a citv era- -.1 compared ployce. as well as tho Misses c-losinL' fibres Murphy, wero native, daughters for painting the: publicity building'had been held up for sixty cents a delivi-ry ward on- the when tlie price, tone1 with 126 5-8 to- 3-4 11 of the previous: day. r.-.'C rd niarrk for the es- on initial opening ountation? Tariffing frum ]27 1-2 to 120. The moiv dista.it deliveries, hfiwpver. were inclined to be weak. had been arranged and that the; yard -royalty. The council has been building would be finished iu a -very sitting for the last three days but low days. [the Giroux report was not reached Tho matter of the proposed today. Some weeks ago'it was mvr the Boliy river wns back to the Road Com.a.tteL- at ?nni-.; length, it ws since that a new 'ms l.cen ask the idsre at or -near bridj; Americans who were at dinner at presence of came up. time, 'That's the way we celebrate! town council chamber and halls the and they smiled. 'were reinforced by the crowd in the "There was nothing in the whole J street. It was expected that some thing, and people raise a lot of would by the coun- ovr-r nothing. The American tourists :cil- Councillor A. McDonald moved did not insult our flag at all." 'a resolut on, a final clause, stating And su now the matter has been j in tile opinion of the council, it nicely explained and the incident islwijl necessary to retain the sol- closed. jdiers, until the cause of -the i ance has removed. As soon as MADE A HAUL IN UTAH resolution was before the meeting Ogden, Utah, July rose sai'd ed men held up the hotel at Utah he Was -0-g to to th6 motion being put as it would have to be treated as a notice of motion, but it went ahead. Deputy Maj-or Tobin objected to the way the Riot Act had Hot Springs, ten miles north of Og- den, .late, last night and after shoot- ing Eichard Barnett, the manager of the resort, pried open the' sale used jointly by the hotel and the United States' postoffice' at that point and got away with between and been rea4' having- been Bay in a special and the Biot to the night I Act having read in broad day- (light when there was little apparent eiueci in n necessitv. He spoke of the hardships DOCTORS CONFER J endured by the last winter Winiaipeg, July of the J and extolled them for their bravery. mosr important moves toward? the He'said the soldiers cost a to put; added td the city and Aldcnnan Cir- consolidation of the medical profi-s- j day. 'The soldiers were too much. aar Diaiuoud City, joux captured -the members of those, sion in .Wtstern. Canada is' concern-! under the thumb of the coal company the visit of Dr. Patterson he moved an amendment that Dr. Milroy, of Winnipeg, who have; a meeting, a! .ratepayers be called to :rone west to join Dr. Brett, of Banffr consider the resolution and the ques- secivtary thorv Jt %vas asserted, would Jihn br-vn hair a applica- votcs he reciuired. The Aldermen i iii Tiuestion- vo-tod for The higli Xt-w "Westminster. .-.m-t. .rquaw wo' resietl for drunk on Tuesday right, was- finc-d Mtid cost? by Inspector West, this nioniinar. JAIL IS TO BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION a iurther payment on their i in "rder that the publicity; building may btr paid for and s'.me other bills settlvd. It Will Be A Large Structure And Will Cost Over A Hundred Thous- and Dollars .1! was di-cided to ask all member? thr- Board who are insurance agents louder for the insurance on the iii-w publicity building. Tlit; Board discusst-d thy present c'ndition of "Westminster Road in view of "the 'large, settlements now on on the north end of .that road and of the effort being made to place MacDonald said it about the cost of one thousand dol- prospect appears to ue that Mon lumbia. so as to come to some ar- j iars a day and gave figures to show treal will not get mucn pax done j for standard medical qual- that.the cost was not more than two i if any this year. j locations throughout the fifty dollars a day to the '___ '________ town.; i The town's 181 special police ap- pointed by the Mayor will cost as much as the soldiers. ,The mayor said he thought the strikers .as well as the workmen in the mines o-ught to be protected. He- pudiation was the only way to. get clear of the expense.. The amendment was defeated on a vote of nine to a new bridge it was decided, to request VC1 Hi 1 C51 two and the motion carried on revers the city council to consider the ad-1 MAINTENANCE OF IRRIGATION BRIDGES visability o? widening that portion of j the street north of the C. R. to 100 feet, i It was -decided to write "vvm. j o: the C. P. K. to draw his -attention to the -settlement now gcing on east Public Works, and J. Chalmers, j tencc-d for terms over two years.. '-Gri- I of proposed Wey- tiue Public Works Department, Edmon j minals committed for less than i burn-Leihbridge line., and to request ton, were in the city this morning! six months will be confined an the I that building oi that road be Hon. W. H. Cushing, Minisfer -of i ton, is the abode of criminals lb.; Davidson, 2b.; Carley, 3b.; T. Shields, s.s.; Regain, r.f.; Ar- dell, c.f.; Guay, l.f.. Stavely: Haynes, p.; 'and.drove out to the site of the new [barracks throughout the province. j commenced from this end. Alberta Government Brings a Test Case Against the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Co. -General C- W. Cross 'has action against the Alberta R. F. Coons, 2b'.; x jProvincial jail. Coons, 3b.; Overland, s.s.; Carmich- j 3tr- ael, r.f.; D. Currie, c.f.; H. Umpire, J. Granuni. iure was furnished durin-g the af- ternoon by the Granum Band, fifteen jfor the -r The Lethbridge jail wiill be" avery announced to the Her- large' and imposing- building and will aid that tihe erection of ,this -struc- cost over As most people oriia be undertaken at -once. In 'know it will be located directly re- issue tenders are being asked ross from the Experimental on Tbe -salary of the secrttary. who will, idevote all of his time to the work -of the. was increasd to -a, month. Railway and compel them to build bridges over their irrigation -canals where these cross tiie public highways, The test jis beiag made on the canal wihicit crosses the road between -sections 5 is forty-eight grave and as ithe old Macdoaael ifann. "The build- are let. early after Ju- line, will Hart.who deserves credft for quality of the music rendered. At the race track the grand stand iders, this part of the work 'rushed. __ three stories higfcvwith a j ff -lIT i f 17 day for filing ten- full basement. It will be two hundred i WliNllr KKI I W A I K be i and thirty-four feet long an4 103 feet I n its completion the j wide. The front part of the build- was crowded with the fair ladies of foundations will be put in and the j ing- will contain the offices of the] Granum, but a few members Of the construction of the remainder of the chief officials, the quarters .of the AN OLD MAN female sex preferred the shade of a building started. and a seat beside one.! Tne Minister of Public Works says covered of the well-to-do bachelors The programme of horse rates was'a hurry as all the jails in tlie pro'v- giaards and the apartments lor the fe- male prisoners. In the rear there 'the jail will-have to be- completed in j there will -be three tier of -.cells, thir- ty-four cells in' tier, for the as follows: j ince are overcrowded at the present malc prisoners. Granum .Driving Club Purse, j time and more accommodation is in Later on residences will be built S30, green j demand. close to the main building for the Grey (A. E. Vance, time 2.59 i The Lethbridge jail will be used warden and farm instructor. It is Theodore (John Daly, ffor prisoners committed from the the intention of the government to second. !southern part of the province for'farm all the land on the jail site. Merchants' Purse j terms from six months to two years. JThe prisoners will -be made "to work half mile run, was an easy victory Another jail will -be built in tho nor- j and .it is hoped that the adoption of for Rosalta (H. Time ot j them part of the province. The pen-j this system will result in '-fahe refor- seconris. Henry S. came second, itentiary, .owned by the Dominion .matioTi of many of tbe men and WQ- This was the sarce both heats. government, and located at 'men committed to the institution. I Juvenile Purse S30, half mile run, won by J. Hutten's Togo, with Chas. Adam's Kitty as second. Time 59 seconds. Eotelkeopers" purse, 1st, Standoff H. W. Easton, owner; 2nd, Greasy Pete, R. Cooper, owner. Tim! 1.46 J. Rancher's Relay Race, two miles. Calgary, July of Pollen four laps, two horses, change horses English, who has -been chief for over at each lap, won by Iris and Diris, twenty years has been asked to re- tho famous grays. Timei'5.53. Star .'sign and has been given forty-eight and Echo werp a close second. I hours to do so. This morning he jand jieet wide and the can-al crossing the jroad between sections 13 and 14 in which is sixteen feet 'jwide- The Attorney-General alleges land ihe company admits that these have bee-n adopted and arc be- ;iing- -used as Tiighways by the public- and there is -nothing- sxcept the com- canafs to prevent the use of [the portions of the highways men-' C F i if" lt were for the icase' be tried ec? vote' the soldiers until the strike is oves. An increased output of twenty tons from the mines yesterday's output was calculated by' the company to- day. The company also "says an, in- creased amount was taken from the banks. The steamer Ocean sailed from Sydney for Montreal with. cargo of seven thousand tons. Other stores are loading. Inverness, July order prevails here.. The company reports that four hundred and eighty tons of coal werei hoisted yesterday and that hundred and fifty tons were loaded from the bank. Jlore men gft; are at work today than any day since the trouble began. The strik- ers are gradually returning to work. A Belgian miner has been committed conipanv claims that j for trial at Port Hood on a charge The presence ol the troops is having the desired effect and they will not be withdrawn, tjxe company says, until the trouble is The company claim that they had the right to put their canals at these places before there was any public traffic along the road allowances and they had not been adopted by the public as highways. They maintain ton that the government of Alberta and formerly of the Northwest Terri- tories have before built bridges over their canals. In reply the govern- ment says that the company has too built bridges over their own canals' and that those the government built were without prejudice to their con- tention. 0 _____ permission to build their canals gave of assa.ult. permission to cross the road" allow- ances also. Judge Beck has ordered that the CO--Wafted Across Conlinert i maintenance the canals at theso before the Supreme (settled. points, such Trould be adopt j.ed by the public and used as high- i The plainUJT iherofore claims' that order or judgment requiring- 'the '-defendant to erect across its canal at IsTow York. Julv tak-j'the poixits proper and suf- injj: 105 horrible that {lie automobile with feats ever ac.eojnpli.sned. R is the bis aitcndants wa-s unable io keep up i first lirne that the 'bona fide walk! 'nth him, and for over x weo.k he aj has been made the American j was deprived of the changes of cloth- carried laid so much j in? and necessary supplies? stress on this fact tnat he walked along for him. -in th The following athletic events were run off today. 100-yard dash, -Bert Archer, W. Cochrane, Putting the 16-lb. shot, Bert, Ar- cher, H. Lyon. ,'JO ft. 4 in. was called into the presence of May- or Jamieson and the Commissioners, and asked to hand in his resignation j Without waiting the forty-eight hours he flatly refused to do so. Mayor Jamieson and Commissioner Graves Running Broad Jump, Bert Archer, did the talking while Commissioner 16 ft. Si in. JJ. A. Clark sat silently by. Both champion, is a tele- said'- that the work of the chief of W. Cochrane. the police was not satisfactory and that Mason, of the E.N.W.M.P.. on Fri- day, last, and brought to Taber where he was confined in th'c barracks. The prisoner is charged with having improper knowledge of Nellie, a 12- year-old daughter of Mrs. Devlin, committed on or about the 25th day of May last. The prisoner was re- leased on5a this morning. BUILDINb PERMITS the action had been contemplated for i Bennett is building a i which the name of Weston is indel- several months. It is understood that the chief c.-iticism has been with St. phone climber, who weighs 204 IDS. but has the speed of electricity. Ot.her events will follow tomorrow. Granum certainly deserves credit for putting up such a good celebra- tion with a three thousand the city. No steps have fcoen tak- a residence on Ashmead St.. prize list, better than many a. larger'en to appoint a successor..The name town could do. inved on on a rail- velocipede carried milk, declared that after arriving at. Oak- Cggs and other nourishing foods with- land he would walk an additional five out which it is doubtful if. Weston miles to equal the distance across the would have survived the heat and bay into San Francisco" as he found j storms encountered day after day. For many days he walked hours with- out proper food and drink. The heat, going through the desert beyond Salt it necessary thtre to resort to the boat to reach his destination. It had always been Weston's ambition to make a walk across the continent and the fact that he has succeeded in his 71st year is a fitting culmination to the long career of pedestrian triumphs Lake City was intense, so most of his walking was done at night. Then came the arduous snowsheds over the' Judge LJndsey Has a Few Words to Say to College Presidents and Professors. SIXTEEN LIVES LOST Denver-- Col., July most London, July is.-The submarine i fangerous crimes the State torpedo boat C 11 collided with an m- "Ut from the or known .learner and sunk with' crew criminal, thief burglar, _______ .______' but from the high schools j and universities, declared Judge Ben" B. an address before the E. A. convention. The juvenile judge further said: "The-apologies of- pious plutogoges (which includes some college presidents) for the lawlessness of plutocrats, whose bounties they have shared, are doing more in this GRANUM KEEPS ON GROWING (Special to the Herald.) Granum, July dwelling country to inflame the passions of the houses and stores have been built? iti j envious, the ignorant and Granum since March I, 1909. Among the stores mibht be mentioned the Blair brick block, occupied by Snell's dry goods store, while alongside is a frame addition used for a millinery shop and a barber shop. Among the residences might be mentioned those for Dr. McMillan, P. A. Smith and A. Royal King. Besides these tenders are being asked for the erection of a new fire hall. It expected that Sierras, Nevada, and here the assist- j two new elevators trill also soon tow- ance of the railroad was indespensi-j er beside the lengthened C. P. R. i wi nit ncis tr to his residence, on Coutt.s ibly associated. Had Watson ever ble for otherwise Weston would have' yards. regard to the prevalence of gambling! G-oode has.Jet the contract for 00 residence on Ashmead St.. Lethbridge Brewing and Mnlt- lof Sergt. Mackie is spoken of on the1 Co., are building a bottling street. shop at the rear of their brewerv. dreamed of the difficulties he encoun- tered it is possible as he admits that be would never have attempted 'it. He left New York post office building on March 15. Almost from the start met with bad roads found it a superhuman task. But his grit and grim determination to j During June the local police San Francisco triumphed over all civ j forty-seven charges were stacles and when he entered Califoi- j withdrawn and only one dismisstd. nia the remainder was comparatively j The police are not asleep in this i city. and to raise up anarchy than all the ravings of all the demagogues and Emma Goldmans. If the vile mon- ster of anarchy flames and hisses it is because of the injustice and evil that men do. Just as some of the courageous college professors are strengthening the morals of the yonth of the nation in fearlessly pointing out, evil in high places re- gardless of consequences, so among the greatest debauchers of the of the youth of this nation are these college presidents who become apolo- gists for rich One of Schweiteer Bros, delivery hones took fright an auto Round St., last night and ran away. .No damage was done. ;